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Agriculture

Report / 21st October 2016

A new report by the Environmental Working Group confronts the myth that American farmers must double their food production to 'feed the world'. Instead, the key to ending world hunger while protecting the environment is to help small farmers in the developing world increase their productivity and income, and to promote “agro-ecology” everywhere.

Article / 21st October 2016

Following the Monsanto People’s Assembly in The Hague, activists converged around the need to 'globalise the struggle' for a new model of food and farming led by the grassroots, writes Ronnie Cummins.

Article / 18th October 2016

The UN's 2016 State of Food and Agriculture report warns that without measures to halt and reverse climate change, food production could become impossible in large areas of the world. Consequently, millions more people could be living in extreme poverty by 2030, despite new government pledges in the sustainable development goals. Reported by Claire Provost for the Guardian.

Article / 12th October 2016
私たちがどう軍事的脅威を優先しそれにどう対応するかについての深い再考が必要です。もし私たちが健全な地球、正義、平和及び民主主義を望むなら、現代の紛争の原因に対処し、協力と外交を促進し、尊厳ある健康的生活を探求するすべての人を支持する21世紀の安全保障のアジェンダが必要であると、デビッド・コーテンは語ります。
Blog / 8th October 2016

世界銀行や国連によって広く報告されているように、本当に貧困は減少しているのでしょうか?この「良いニュース」についての語り口は真相から程遠いと、The Rulesチームは説明します。

Blog / 8th October 2016
5年前、国家の領域外義務に関するマーストリヒト原則が経済的、社会的及び文化的権利分野に導入されました。自国の領域外での行為に対して国家に責任を問うために、これらの原則が市民社会組織によってますます使われています。以下のETO Consortiumの最新ニュースが明確にするように、現在人権義務は国境を越えよく認識されています。
Article / 6th October 2016

The expansion of corporate control in agriculture is reflected in three international treaties that establish the global rights of various stakeholders to seeds, germplasm, and plant varieties. But the balance of power needs to tilt back the other way, with farmers’ rights taking precedence over agribusiness profits, whether in these treaties or in trade deals, explains Karen Hansen-Kuhn.

Article / 6th October 2016

Civil society groups have organised a people’s assembly to hold Monsanto accountable for their crimes against humanity and the environment, and to spell out an alternative vision for the future of food and farming based on reclaiming the commons, earth democracy and agroecology.

Article / 27th September 2016

Read a selected archive of STWR editorials that highlight the growing debate on sharing, with a round-up of sharing-related news, articles, reports and other activities from our monthly newsletters over the years.

Article / 12th July 2016

At the close of UNCTAD's 14th session, a coalition of civil society organisations call for a new development model that is inclusive and socially just, in which governments uphold their obligations to provide social services and guarantee Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.